Online Doctoral Programs

Ideal for professionals already in the workforce, Quinnipiac University’s online doctoral programs enable students to become leaders in their field. Each program merges your on-the-job practice with current professional knowledge for a robust learning experience that will help you affect change in your workplace and industry.

School of Health Sciences

Occupational Therapy Doctorate

Designed for practicing registered occupational therapists who want to merge their experience and practical skills with prevailing professional knowledge and scholarship, the occupational therapy doctorate prepares you for a leadership role without interrupting your career. This clinically-focused program allows you to become an agent of change within your community and advance your career, the field of occupational therapy and the lives of your patients. Students with a bachelor's degree may apply for our BS to OTD bridge program.

School of Nursing

Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

The post-master's doctor of nursing practice (DNP) prepares graduates to take a more active role in improving the quality of care for patients, managing effective use of resources, inter-professional collaboration, disease prevention efforts and ethically-based care. Students may choose from three specialized tracks: care of populations, nurse anesthesia or nursing leadership.

Post-Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) - Nurse Anesthesia Track

The nurse anesthesia track is designed to help practicing nurse anesthetists to advance into leadership positions in clinical practice through a well-balanced DNP curriculum. Students in this program will explore topics ranging from human factors and patient safety to health care leadership, and will be well-prepared to excel in the competitive field of nursing upon graduation.